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Why the Baal Shem Tov laughed : fifty-two stories about our great Chasidic rabbis

Author: Sterna Citron
Publisher: Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, ©1993.
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Retells legends of remarkable Chasidic rabbis, including the Baal Shem Tov, the Mezhirecher Magid, and Reb Zusha of Annapoli.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Legends
Folklore
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Citron, Sterna.
Why the Baal Shem Tov laughed.
Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, ©1993
(DLC) 92039644
(OCoLC)27186338
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sterna Citron
ISBN: 9781461632597 1461632595
OCLC Number: 852158608
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 301 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Author's Note; Reb Yisroel Baal Shem Tov; 1. Why the Baal Shem Tov Laughed; 2. Dreams and Determination; 3. You don't Get Something for Nothing; 4. You are Moshke and i am Ivan; 5. Miracle in Constantinople; 6. Reb Michel becomes a Baal Teshuvah; Reb Dov Ber of Mezhirech; 7. The Tefillin of the Great Magid; Reb Zusha of Annopol; 8. Reb Zusha and the Drunken Soldiers; 9. A Day in Elul; Reb Elimelech of Lyzhansk; 10. The Strange Wedding Gifts; Reb Yechiel Michel of Zlotshov; 11. The Amulet. 12. The Kichel on the Bookcase13. Tefillin for an Esrog; Reb Aryeh Leib of Shpola; 14. Everything Happens for a Reason; Reb Pinchas of Korets; 15. A Change of Heart; Reb Aryeh Leib Sarah's; 16. The Tenth Man; Reb Moshe of Preshvorsk; 17. Oy, Oy, Ahhh, Ahhh; Reb Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev; 18. The Miser of Zhitomir; 19. Olam Habo Guaranteed; 20. The Secret Side of Reb Nasan, the Miser; 21. The Troublemaker; 22. The Forty-eight-Hour Yom Kippur; Reb Yisroel of Koznitz; 23. A Gut Purim; Reb Moshe Leib of Sasov; 24. Reb Yudel is Foiled; Reb Shneur Zalman of Lyady; 25. The Special Room. 26. The Arrest and Release of the Alter RebbeReb Mendel of Rymanov; 27. A Tzadile is Born; Reb Yaakov Yitzchak (Hurwitz) of Lublin; 28. The Man whose Name Shone; 29. The Power of Teshuvah; 30. The Happy Clock; Reb Dovid of Lelov; 31. The Taste of the Garden of Eden; 32. Napoleon Bonaparte and the Lelover Rebbe; 33. Just in Time; Reb Chaim of Chemowitz; 34. The Taste of Shabbos; Reb Dov Ber of Lubavitch; 35. Fifty Dollars for Ata Horaisa; Reb Shalom (Rokeach) of Belz; 36. The Blizzard; Reb Meir of Premishlan; 37. Reb Meir'l's Revenge; Reb Yitzchak of Vorki; 38. The Generous Tutor. Reb Chaim (Halberstam) of Sanz39. Rav Frankel Teomim Takes a Son-in-Law; 40. In the Merit of the Shabbos; 41. If You Can't Pay the Rent, Buy the Village; Reb Yisroel of Rizhin; 42. How to do Teshuvah; 43. The Mixed-up Blessings; Reb Yechezkel Shraga (Halberstam) of Shinova; 44. The Rich Chasid and the Rebbe; 45. The Girl at the Train Station; Reb Avrohom Y aakov of Sadgora; 46. Please do not Forget us Either; Reb Moshe of Shinova; 47. Shmurah-Matzoh Flour for the Rebbe; Reb Yisroel Perlow of Stolin; 48. Stolin is Saved; Reb Yaakov Moshe of Komamo; 49. Lazer is Drafted. Reb Yisroel alter of Gur50. Be Strong like a Nutshell; Reb Menachem Mendel (Schneerson) of Lubavitch; 51. A Strange Warning; 52. Chaim Meir Shlomo; Glossary; References; About the Author.
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Jewish tradition is rich in stories, many of which center around the lives and work of the great chasidic rabbis, known as rebbes. This title presents fifty-two such stories.  Read more...

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